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Auditor 1 - Lycoming County


Do you want your work in accounting or finance to help make your community stronger? The Department of the Auditor General (DAG) is looking for motivated self-starting individuals like you to join our team of fiscal watchdogs. This position is eligible for student loan forgiveness and provides excellent health, savings, and retirement benefits. The biggest benefit of all is the impact you can have to make your community stronger. 


As an Auditor 1 within the Bureau of County Audits, District Court and Row Offices, you will assist in ensuring that commonwealth fines, costs, fees, taxes, restitution, and surcharges are properly assessed, collected, receipted, and remitted to the appropriate state agency. You will be responsible for determining that all requirements for compliance with applicable law, regulations, guidelines, rules, and auditing standards are met. If you are enthusiastic, independent, and in possession of excellent communication and interpersonal skills, we want you on our team!  

Work duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Researching, learning, and applying laws, regulations, guidelines, and auditing standards.
  • Locating, evaluating, and analyzing records and other information.
  • Creating, inputting, accessing, and retrieving data, including but not limited to audit work papers, audit findings, and audit/administrative reports. 

Work Schedule and Additional Information: 

  • Full-time employment
  • Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday, with 60-minute lunch.
  • Routine travel to auditee sites is required. 
  • Telework: You may be expected to work from home (telework) full-time. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection and work from an approved location inside Pennsylvania. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.
Position: Auditor 1 - Lycoming County
Organization: Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General
Location: Harrisburg,  PA 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 7/11/2024



Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in accounting, business, data analytics, finance, economics, math, or a closely related field; or 
  • Associate degree from an accredited college/university with an area of concentration in accounting, business, data analytics, finance, economics, math, or a closely related field; or 
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, and training in accounting, auditing, or a closely related field.


 Additional Requirements:  

  • You must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver's license.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions. 


Preferred Qualifications (not required): 

  • One or more of the following certifications:
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
    • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
    • Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)
    • Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
    • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Legal Requirements: 

  • A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports. See hiring agency contact information. 


How to Apply:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education). 
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. 
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing dateLate applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.




Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).


If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date. 


The Department of the Auditor General is committed to policies providing equal opportunity for everyone. Accordingly, all employment decisions are made without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. In addition, department employees are bound by a code of conduct that prohibits any form of harassment, including sexual harassment.

The Department of the Auditor General’s DEI program includes recruitment efforts focused on attracting a diverse population of qualified candidates. We are invested in creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace where both our present and prospective employees may be authentic. We are dedicated to ensuring our internship and employment opportunities are accessible to all aspiring professionals within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Appy: Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General -Careers (paauditor.gov)

Status: This listing expires on: 8/10/2024
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Organization Information
Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General

Harrisburg,  PA 17120
United States
Courtney Brodbeck

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